Senior forward Sean Lampley, the 2001 Pac-10 Player of the Year who led the conference in scoring with 19.5 points per game, was named Cal’s Most Valuable Player at the team’s annual banquet Thursday night at Haas Pavilion.
Lampley, who earned the team honor for the second consecutive year, finished his career as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 1,776 points. In addition to his Pac-10-leading scoring average, he pulled down 7.2 rebounds per game and dished out 3.3 assists per game during the 2000-01 season.
Other awards handed out went to Ryan Forehan-Kelly (Defensive Player), Brian Wethers (Improved Player), Dennis Gates (Inspirational Player & Outstanding Student Athlete) and Morgan Lingle (Hustle and Spirit Award & Outstanding Student Athlete).
Forehan-Kelly also claimed the defensive award last season. This year, he averaged 7.2 ppg and 2.7 rpg while also picking off 38 steals. Wethers upped his scoring average to 8.5 ppg from 5.5 ppg last year and ranked among the Top 10 in the league in field goal shooting at 51.7 percent.